NFL fans react to Rob Gronkowski’s withdrawal from the league for the second time
Rob Gronkowski will once again enjoy retirement life. The superstar tight end announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday and is leaving the game as an all-time great. In his nine seasons with the New England Patriots and two with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Gronkowski won four Super Bowls, was a first-team All-Pro selection four times and a Pro Bowl five times. This is the second time Gronkowski is retiring as he called it a career after the 2018 season ended.
“Rob is a true professional who has left everything on the court for us over the past two seasons and helped establish a championship culture in our building,” Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said in a statement. “He played a crucial role in our Super Bowl LV championship season in 2020 and battled a number of injuries last year while on his way to one of the most receiving yardage seasons. most productive of his 11-year career. It’s always hard to see a great player walk away from the game while he’s still enjoying that kind of success, but the overwhelming emotions I feel today are gratitude and respect. for one of the greatest tight ends that has ever played the game.” Here’s a look at fans reacting to Gronkowski’s retirement announcement.
An impressive CV
A legendary career for @RobGronkowski:
⭐ 4 times Super Bowl champion
⭐ 4x All-Pro First Team
⭐ 5x Pro Bowl selection
⭐ 92 Rec TD (3rd plus by a TE)
⭐ Most 100+ Rec yd games by a TE (32) pic.twitter.com/oICvajzbAe
—ESPN (@espn) June 21, 2022
One person answered: “If he hadn’t had such injuries, he could easily have broken all-time records. Helluva career Rob.”
smart with money
Rób Gronkowski earned $70 million in salary during his NFL career. He says he never touched that money, living off the money he earns from endorsements.
—Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 21, 2022
A fan wrote: “You are a man of God, from a Bengals fan. I always thought you were an awesome player and a funny guy too lol. I’m glad you had a badass run and you have SB rings! You’re awesome Gronk! Enjoy retirement!”